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2012 marked the first year of funding for a three-year post-doctoral fellowship in men’s health research. Dr. Farshad Pourmalek, an accomplished Iranian physician and researcher now holds the Mohseni Fellowship in Men’s Health Research at the internationally recognized Vancouver Prostate Centre, associated with the University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital. Developing a better understanding of the full range of men’s health issues is the next step in effectively treating prostate cancer and helping prostate patients move “from surviving to thriving”.